The National Corvette Museum in Kentucky, situated directly across from the Bowling Green Assembly plant where the Corvette is built, has thousands of die hard ‘Vette enthusiasts pass through its doors each year. The museum has been making headlines more than usual in 2014 after a massive sinkhole opened up in its Sky Dome room, swallowing eight priceless Corvettes in the process. Thankfully, the latest piece of big news to come from the NCM isn’t about more totalled ‘Vettes.
The NCM recently announced it had its 3 millionth visitor to the 115,000 square-foot facility, Brandon from Nashville, Tennessee. Brandon and his companion Amy were set to visit the NCM the week prior, but had to abandon their plans due to changes in Brandon’s work schedule.
While most would moan at the fact they had to work instead of gawk over priceless Corvettes all day, it turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the pair. Brandon received several unique gifts from the generous people at the NCM, including a one-year membership, gift certificates to the NCM’s store and most importantly, his own ‘Flint Brick’ from the original GM Assembly Plant where the first 1953 Corvettes were built.